Speculation regarding the next entry into the Assassins Creed Saga has overwhelmed online forums since Odyssey was released. That speculation can close after Ubisoft America confirmed “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla”, which will centre around Norse Mythology and the Ancient Vikings. Speculators had determined through leaks that this was an inevitable setting for the ACS, with most believing it would’ve been called “Assassin’s Creed Ragnarök”. That was revealed to be the In-Studio Development Name, which is exclusive to Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto’s workforces. Details regarding the storyline were also noted in this announcement, with gamers learning they’ll play as Young Eivor in the oldest Viking clan across Europe.
The Creative Director on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ashraf Ismail, released a formal statement on this upcoming entry. He remarked that Ubisoft Montreal is excited for gamers to experience the unexpected journey before them, which’ll centre around Viking’s to the likes of which video games haven’t seen previously. Taking the role of Eivor as a Raider who inevitably becomes a Clan Leader, only to join the Assassin’s Brotherhood and engage in conflicts across the United Kingdom.
Ubisoft Montreal & Toronto provided gamers with an initial Trailer, which showed that this title would be released for Cross-Generation Platforms. That means consumers can purchase Valhalla for the Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox Series X, or PlayStation 5.
Gamers weren’t anticipating the prompt release date of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. This shows that both Microsoft and Sony want Ubisoft to complete this game before the launch of their latest consoles. It’d ensure an exciting and fast-paced title immediately after Holiday 2020. The challenges associated with this goal is COVID-19. It’s prompted immediate manufacturing delays on the latest Xbox and PlayStation, with similar outcomes expected with the Disc Variant for Valhalla.
Ubisoft is trying to destress their fanbase by providing new details regarding the storyline. Valhalla sends players through multiple locations during the 19th Century – AD. Norway is competing in endless wars and resources are beginning to dwindle, with Norsemen from the North Sea having to venture towards England. This prompts new locations of Pillaging, which prompts Eivor to meet the Assassin’s and change his Viking Clans destiny forever. Once murders will turn into saviours.